MPD: Person killed in interstate accident identified

i-10 deadly accident

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Mobile Police are investigating a one-vehicle accident that left one person dead.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 on westbound Interstate 10 between the Broad and Duval Streets Exits.  Mobile Traffic Homicide investigators discovered a pickup truck was traveling westbound on the interstate when, for unknown reasons, it left the roadway and struck a guardrail.

Mobile Fire Rescue responded and the driver, 40-year-old David James Garrett of Mobile was pronounced dead on the scene.

It is unknown at this time if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash although lack of seat belt is believed to be a contributing circumstance.

Traffic Homicide Investigators will continue their analysis. FOX10 News will have updates as they become available.

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